As nouns the difference between enterprise and ultimate
is that enterprise
is a company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor while ultimate
is the most basic or fundamental of a set of things.
As a verb enterprise
is to undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.
As a adjective ultimate is
final; last in a series.
* enterprize (chiefly archaic)
* entreprise (chiefly archaic)
A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.
- The (GSEs) are a group of financial services corporations which have been created by the United States Congress.
An undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one.
- A micro-enterprise is defined as a business having 5 or fewer employees and a low seed capital.
A willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative.
- Biosphere 2 was a scientific enterprise aimed at the exploration of the complex web of interactions within life systems.
an active participation in projects
- He has shown great enterprise throughout his early career.
* commercial enterprise
* scientific enterprise
To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.
To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.
- (Alexander Pope)
* T. Otway
- The business must be enterprised this night.
To treat with hospitality; to entertain.
- What would I not renounce or enterprise for you!
- Him at the threshold met, and well did enterprise .
Final; last in a series.
, year= 1677
, author= (Robert Plot
, title= The natural history of Oxford-shire: Being an Essay Toward the Natural History of England
, url= http://books.google.com/books?id=EUqd_M1x40QC&pg=PA15
, page= 15
, chapter= Of the Heavens and Air
(of a syllable) Last in a word or other utterance.
Being the greatest possible; maximum; most extreme.
- the ultimate pleasure
- the ultimate disappointment
Being the most distant or extreme; farthest.
That will happen at some time; eventual.
Last in a train of progression or consequences; tended toward by all that precedes; arrived at, as the last result; final.
- Hepaticology, outside the temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere, still lies deep in the shadow cast by that ultimate "closet taxonomist," Franz Stephani—a ghost whose shadow falls over us all.
Incapable of further analysis; incapable of further division or separation; constituent; elemental.
- those ultimate truths and those universal laws of thought which we cannot rationally contradict
- an ultimate constituent of matter
The most basic or fundamental of a set of things
The final or most distant point; the conclusion
The greatest extremity; the maximum
(uncountable) The sport of ultimate frisbee.